The Napoleonic Wars
The Rise of the Emperor 1805-1807Book - 2001
In the space of two years, Napoleon Bonaparte transformed the face of warfare, crushing every major continental state that stood against him. How did he do this? The Empires of Russia, Austria, Prussia and Britain were not weak, so how were Napoleon's methods and his army so different? This book explores the rise of Napoleon the Emperor, focusing particularly on the lives of both soldiers and civilians affected by the prolonged warfare in Europe. The impact of the conflict on aspects of life and culture within Napoleon's Empire is exposed in detail in this approach to the history of the Napoleonic Wars.
Publisher: Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn, 2001.
Branch Call Number: 940.27 Fis 3578au 1
Characteristics: 95 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps. --